‘Thai Hot Guy' event cancelled, say cops

KUALA LUMPUR: The "Thai Hot Guy" event has been cancelled following a meeting between the police and organisers.

Wangsa Maju OCPD Supt Ashari Abu Samah said the police held a meeting with the organiser and management of the Privacy Club Tun Razak at about 2.30pm on Wednesday (March 22).

"We gave them a stern warning to cancel the event.

"The organiser and management have agreed to do so," he said in a statement on Wednesday.

Supt Ashari said the police will still monitor the premises and stern action will be taken if any laws are infringed.

"The promotion for the event has gathered negative reactions from the public.

"As of 4pm Wednesday, 60 police reports have been lodged against the event that touched upon religious and racial sensitivities and has the potential to disrupt public order," he said.

He also advised the public not to conduct any activity that is against the law and could disrupt public order.

"We urge those with information on any criminal activity to contact Wangsa Maju police at 03-9289 9222, KL police hotline at 03-2115 9999 or the nearest police station.

The Home Ministry had said it would look into the "Thai Hot Guy" event, to be held during Ramadan.

The premises, which was scheduled to host an event featuring cross-dressing Thai men as part of its March 30 opening, is said not to have a valid licence.

Posters of the event went viral on social media on Tuesday (March 21) featuring photos of male waiters dressed in women's lingerie.

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